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Intro to Evolution, Natural Selection

Intro to Evolution, Natural Selection

Author: Janet Lee
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Tutorial

Evolution 1 - Lee

Objective:
Describe how natural selection works
Describe the mechanisms of natural selection
Describe the variants of natural selection including sexual selection

Evolution - What is it, mechanism, evidence, constraints

Change - Its All Natural - Orre

Guest speaker Mr. Orre returns to talk about what Darwin saw as the mechanism for evolution.

Readings / References

Required reading:

Chapter 25: Phylogenies and Systematics pg 491 – 504

UC Berkeley Primer on Phylogenies

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/phylogenetics_01

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/evo_05

 

For Reference / Additional Practice / Fun:

Chapter 22: Descent with Modification pg. 438-451

Darwin, Charles On the Origin of Species

Source: Campbell and Reece

Darwin's On the Origin of Species

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Source: Charles Darwin For Reference / Additional Practice / Fun: Chapter 22: Descent with Modification pg. 438-451 Darwin, Charles On the Origin of Species http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/darwin/originspecies.pdf

Optional Reference - How Evolution Works

Another primer on how evolution works

Pre-reading: AP Lab #2 Hardy-Weinberg

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Source: Collegeboard. AP Biology.